FCEDA In the News

FCEDA president on Cvent deal: Big day for Fairfax County too

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 1:22pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA  – Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, commented on news that Cvent, an event management company headquartered in the Tysons Corner business district of the county, agreed to be sold to Vista Equity Partners for $1.65 billion.

Read more »

FCEDA mourns the death of Earle C. Williams

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 2:12pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA  – With deep regret, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority acknowledges today’s passing of its former chairman Earle C. Williams.

Known for his enduring and passionate promotion of Tysons Corner as an economic hub, Mr. Williams was a driving force, who helped shaped the future of Fairfax County. He was FCEDA chairman in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Read more »

Fairfax County EDA hosts SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 12:53pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration in co-sponsoring the 2016 Emerging Leaders Initiative for the Washington, D.C., metro area.

Read more »

Fairfax County EDA, techUK present March 16 business seminar in London

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 5:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA and London – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) executives and security-industry specialists from the U.S. and Britain will present a March 16 seminar to advise U.K. business representatives, especially those from cybersecurity and related fields, on how best to expand into the U.S. market.

Read more »

Virginia Business magazine again selects Fairfax County EDA President Gordon for “Most Influential Virginians” list

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 9:44am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — Virginia Business magazine named Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), to its “Most Influential Virginians” list for the fourth consecutive year.

Read more »

Fairfax County business community is rapidly diversifying, new census data show

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 9:25am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – New data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that the business community in Fairfax County is rapidly diversifying with more companies owned by minorities, women and veterans.

Read more »

FCEDA’s Gordon on CSC headquarters move: “Proud to have this kind of endorsement”

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 2:06pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – CSC, which provides information technology services around the world, is relocating its headquarters from the Falls Church area of Fairfax County to Tysons Corner, the largest commercial district in the county.

Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, said this about the headquarters move:

Read more »

Fairfax County EDA in 2015 worked with 179 businesses adding almost 8,700 jobs to the local economy

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 3:07pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – In 2015, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) worked with 179 businesses adding almost 8,700 jobs to the Fairfax County economy. Companies in a wide range of professional services and information technology sectors dominated the year’s announcements.

Read more »

Fairfax County EDA sponsors Cybertech 2016 in Tel Aviv

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 3:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, and Tel Aviv – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), which promotes Fairfax County as one of the world’s best technology business locations, is sponsoring Cybertech 2016. The event, which will be held January 26 and 27 in Tel Aviv, is one of the largest exhibitions of cyber-related technologies in the world.

Read more »

PenFed expansion brings another corporate headquarters to Fairfax County

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 9:30am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed), one of the largest credit unions in the nation, announced yesterday that it would relocate its corporate headquarters to the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County as it expands its operations. The credit union bought the headquarters building that opened in 2015, and 500 employees will work at the site.

Read more »